Faith

Bushnell University Presents A Bushnell Christmas

EUGENE, Ore. – Bushnell University’s School of Music and Performing Arts is pleased to welcome the community to a free event celebrating the birth of Christ: A Bushnell Christmas. This creative and spiritual musical celebration will feature a selection of holiday classics and contemporary favorites performed by the university choir, jazz ensemble, and choral. The…

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“Lord, We Went.”

Written by Melisa Ortiz Berry, M.A.  Squeezing between the crowds at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, our group followed an Armenian monk to a side door leading to an area below the main holy site. Walking down stone steps, we passed medieval crosses etched in the walls by the pilgrims who came before. As…

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Ministry and Music Majors

By Kelly Ballard, D.Min. When Christian singer-songwriter Sara Groves wrote the song “Add to the Beauty” in 2005, she inspired devout participants in the work of Christ to offer their best in order to manifest the beautiful character of God in time and space. Those who have truly “beheld the beauty of the Lord” (Psalm…

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Relationships, Relationships, Relationships

By Lars Coburn ’14, M.A.  My current role as Director of University Relations at Bushnell has me on the road. This includes a lot of packing and unpacking, loading and unloading, driving, and flying. One lesson I’m learning as I watch baggage carousels go round and round, ready to claim my suitcase full of used…

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Becoming Beloved Community November 1-2

  Eugene, OR — Bushnell University’s Board of Trustees and Office of the President are pleased to introduce “Becoming Beloved Community“, a two-day symposium on racial reconciliation from a biblical perspective. The event title, “Becoming Beloved Community”, is a term popularized by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in his book, “Facing the Challenge of a New Age”…

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Australian Olympian Speaks in Chapel

EUGENE, Ore.  – The Bushnell athletic department partnered with campus ministries on Tuesday for a special chapel presentation from Olympian Nicola Olyslagers, who is in town for the Prefontaine Classic. Olyslagers is an Australian high jumper who won the silver medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and recently took home the bronze medal at the 2023…

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Discussing the Upcoming Year with Student Government

Junior Matthew Wilhite, a psychology major from Bonney Lake, Wash., carries on a rich family heritage at Bushnell University that runs through four generations. He looks to extend that tradition this year through serving as President of the Associated Students of Bushnell University. In this Q&A, Wilhite shares his vision for the upcoming year in…

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Beacons Earn NAIA Champions of Character Five-Star Gold Award

EUGENE, Ore. – Bushnell University was among eight Cascade Collegiate Conference institutions that were named Champions of Character® Five-Star Award winners for 2022-23, announced by the NAIA earlier this month. In addition, the Cascade Collegiate Conference was named a Five-Star Conference. Bushnell University has now been selected for nine straight years of the current structure….

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Turner Continues to Bring Us Together

In 1885, the Turner family donated the property that has served as a host for the annual camp meeting now known as the Northwest Christian Convention (formerly the Oregon Christian Convention) for over 170 years. The historic Turner Tabernacle, built in 1891, has stood the test of time, reflecting God’s glory in each and every…

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Women’s Track & Field Named CCC Team of Character

Cascade Conference Release EUGENE, Ore.  – Continuing a strong tradition, the Bushnell women’s track & field team was recognized as the Cascade Collegiate Conference Les Schwab Female Team of Character, as voted on by the CCC athletic directors. Bushnell has now been home to four winners of the Les Schwab Team of Character Awards in the…

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